If the soft sound of the wind through the towering pines isn’t enough for you on a Sunday afternoon, head to Fox Ridge at Starved Rock Lodge for outdoor concerts and a chance to sample and purchase Starved Rock wines. Sunday concerts at Fox Ridge are great for all ages and audience members are encouraged to bring a snack along from our Café to enjoy during the performance. An afternoon of music awaits! Admission: Voluntary Read More
Weekly nature education programs for all ages. Each week a guest presenter will introduce participants to a new nature topic. Topics include bees, geology, insects, snakes, butterflies and more! This is a great opportunity to learn something new about the world around us. For more information call 815-220-7386.
Join us in the Great Hall of the Lodge at 8:30am for a breakfast buffet followed by Magic by Cory and an “egg”citing egg hunt at Fox Ridge plus a visit from the Easter Bunny himself. Reservations are required. There is only one seating time for this event. Adults: $13.50, Children 10 and under: $9.95. For more information and to make reservations, call 815-220-7386.
Join us for a guided hike with the possibility of frozen waterfalls & Eagles from the Lodge to LaSalle Canyon. Participants meet in the hotel lobby of the Lodge to pick up a snack and a “Starved Rock” backpack. After leaving LaSalle Canyon, the hike continues to Eagles Cliff and Lovers Leap for the best view of the majestic Eagles. The tour concludes at the Lodge about 2:00 pm. Please dress appropriately for the weather Read More
A Celebration of Germany! Food, Beer, Wine and Music. Join the fun! Sample German Wine and Beer. Enjoy a buffet of German foods and listen to music by the Doodledorfers Band. Reservations are required for this event. Call 815-220-7386. $25.00 buffet only or $40.00 buffet/tastings/stein. October 10 October 11 October 17 October 18
Two to four free guided hikes to see the spectacular ice falls of Starved Rock! Enjoy bald eagle viewing and the geology of Starved Rock. Meet at the Visitor’s Center at 9:00 am and 1:00 pm. Scopes are available on top of Starved Rock for optimum viewing. No reservations are necessary. Guided Hikes from the Lodge are $12 per person (offered Saturday and Sunday). Reservations are required for this hike. Join us for a guided Read More
Celebrate Christmas with us at Starved Rock Lodge. Our delicious buffet will have something for everyone! Plus, the historic setting of Elements Restaurant brings a sense of nostalgia to the table. Click HERE to see the Christmas Day Buffet Menu. We’re serving from 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on December 25th so make your reservations early. Adults are $22.95 per person. Children under 10 rate is half price. Please call (815) 220-7321 for more information Read More
Sunday, September 27, 2015 from 9am-5pm The 27 th Annual Valley Carvers Woodcarving Expo is scheduled for September 27, 2015 at Starved Rock Lodge (Great Hall & Starved Rock Room) from 9 am to 5 pm. See over 100 exhibits of woodcarving artists. Outside the Lodge, see chainsaw woodcarving in action. Raffles of woodcarvings and other items. Open to the public. Free admission. This program is partially funded by the Illinois Valley Fine Arts Trust. For more information, contact Bob Wills at Read More